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through baltimore. 108,000 jobs are linked to activity at the port. negotiations are not going well. unless there is an agreement, there will be a complete shutdown of all ports from maine to texas. it could be a partial strike that affects cargo in containers. it could avoid a stoppage in automobile shipments. >> if containers were made to be the focal point, we think that would be an advantage for us. we do have other cargoes. >> the port of baltimore will keep two public terminals open tomorrow to allow as many trucks as possible to pick up that cargo. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> today is purple friday. >> it is the last purple friday of the regular season. the ravens will play the bengals on sunday. the kickoff time will be sunday at 1:00 p.m. in cincinnati. keith mills will have much more on the game later this morning in sports. ravens playoff tickets go on sale later this morning starting at 10:00 a.m. the exact day and time of the game is still not decided. the ravens will host the colts or the bengals. it will be decided after sunday. you can order these tickets by phone
for christmas, a lot it came from a port. a possible walkout. the impact the strike could have. >> about 2000 workers could be headed to the picket line if a deal is not done with in the next 50 hours. >> $51 billion worth of cargo a year comes in through the port -- port of baltimore. all the jobs are in jeopardy. a labor disagreement -- agreement cannot be reached by sunday. >> a minimum of $1 million a day. >> that would be the fiscal impact for maryland. she says negotiations are not going well. >> if a miracle does not occur, there will be a complete shutdown of all ports from maine to texas. >> we are told baltimore is the number one port for construction machinery. also, coal, aluminum, many of the materials that he, along. -- keep commerce chugging along. >> one of the busiest port city in the united states. the port is healthy right now and business is up. >> there is talk the strike could be a partial one. >> if containers remained to be the focal point we think that would be an advantage for us. >> the port of baltimore announced it would keep two of its public terminals open the s
port could have a impact on the economy. >> they take on the bengals on sunday but today you can get your hands on rains playoff -- ravens playoff game tickets. we will give you details you need on this friday i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. big story not only the ravens playing in cincinnati but weather in baltimore. >> a lot of people will be traveling on the road so we will find out what to expect but first let's go over to mike masco to see what to look out for. >> we have snow coming our way. into the 30s 40 up towards the north and west. right around the freezing mark and a northwesterly wind feeling like it's into the 20s in many locations. looing at bel air feeling likeit's 24. cecil county a winter weather advisory that will be expanded into the sit ye. -- city. we will talk about the storm and break into snow totals but first traffic maps to see what's going on the roads. lauren cook is the gal to do it. >> reporter: i will be with you tomorrow as well. >> oh man we are all here. >> reporter: 95 nice and clear just 14 minutes to travel from the beltway into the
through the port of baltimore. that could stop if an agreement can't be reached with the long shore men. don harrison explain what the labor dispute means for us. >> reporter: the port is one the main economic generators in the state of maryland. we have it over 14,000 jobs at this port. 1500 of those are ila labor jobs. those union long shore men could walk off the job sunday morn figure a new contract isn't settled. unions say it'll shut down the two largest terminals at the port where cars, farm equipment and cargo containers delivered. the port administration hopes a work stop age can be avoided. >> we are again hopeful that there will be an agreement before the deadline. we are going forward with our plans to accommodate if that agreement isn't met. >> reporter: the port administration is working on a back up plan. part of it would open two terminals only open during the week to business on the weekends. >> we want to make sure we can get as much cargo moving as possible leading up to the work stop age. . >> reporter: as issue are the usual wages and health care but one major sti
paralyze shipping, for making a very difficult for goods to get into the area. port workers along the east coast could go on strike in just a few days. kim dacey joins us live from self baltimore with more on what it could mean for our area. >> ledgewood -- could be the biggest port strike along the eastern seaboard in 35 years. it would affect about 2000 workers in baltimore alone. about $55 billion of cargo a year goes in and the port and according to the port administration, 108,000 jobs linked to activities at the port. if negotiations between the maritime alliance and international longshoremen are not going well. unless an agreement is reached by midnight sunday, there would be a complete shutdown of all ports, from maine to texas. a report spokesperson said there is a possibility the strike would only be partial and would only affect cargo in containers because warranties for workers of that type of cargo is the big sticking point. that could avoid a stoppage of automobile shipments and cruise ship operations. >> if containers remained to be the focal point, we think it could be a b
this could be affecting us on down the road. >> reporter: we have the port of baltimore generating lots of money and jobs. but the longshoremen thousands of them if they go on strike sunday, everything all of the cargo that comes through the port will be affected. the stuff that's in the containers are clothes toys electronics. just to give you perspective here, 55 billion dollars worth of cargo is handled in an average month by ports on the east and gulf coast. so if a deal can't be reached by saturday, thousands of dock workers will be walking off the job sunday morning. and at issue are the large containers and the payments longshoremen get. shipping companies pay royalties to dock workers for the containers based on the weight. but they want to get rid of the royalties something longshoremen are not willing to give up. and if an agreement cannot be reached the economic impact from a strike would go well beyond our ports. >> the impact would be great on the dollar value side and on the job side because these ports are major economic generators. >> reporter: and it's not just the port
-3 3 & 3 ,3 a major strike at 15 major east coast pprts.. including the port of baltimore could bbgin this weeeend... and pould affect billioos of dollarr of cargo along the east coast. coast.the contract between the association and the u-s en - maritime aaliance... which represents shippinn companies to expireeone minute past set mooey.manageeent wants to reeuce "connainnr rooalties." if a ddal isn'ttreachhe... a strike ould stop ll container traffic at the port. (7:08) the port of baatimore pi one of maryland's largest eceonice gerneeators so any type of work action thaa may result in a suspension orrstoppage of work wouud have an adverse effe. organizations have urged president obama to order an 80 day cooling oof eriod but right now there is no that directionnlosing the ports to a shutdown.. even for a few days.. could cost the 3conomy billions f dollars..- a high-stakes meeting wwll be held in washington today.... between preeident obama and top congressional leaders. leaders.they've got just 4 days left to reach an eeonomy goes overrthe e u-- so-called "fiscal cliff." that
are there in a bit. >> repor strike looming at the port of baltimore and ports along the east coast. why thousands of longshoremen could walk off the job this weekend and what it could mean for our economy. >> linda so looking cold downtown. we have temperatures in the 30s. how about 600 miles to the south in west that's a snowstorm for tomorrow. details coming up. >> reporter: my 69 -- mike, 695 is nice and clear. i will let you know what traffic looks like on 95 and 83. all coming up on good morning maryland. >>> good friday morning. this is your abc2 news to go i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. meteorologist mike mat co changes could be on the way but not right now. >> look at how beautiful this is chesapeake beach. man it's chilly. the airport 33 degrees and westerly wind at about 3. so that's making the temperatures feel like they are in the 20s. it's 3 # elders-- 32 eldersburg. baltimore city at 39. winter weather advisory towards northern harford county and cecil county. you get the deal. clouds will be in here during the course of the afternoon 600 miles to the south and west th
shawan mmp 3 a major striie at 15 major east coast ports.. including the poottoffbaltimore could would affect billions of dollars of cargo along the coast.the contract between he inteenational longshoremen association and the u-s maritime alliince... whichh and port operators... is et to expire one minute ast midnight ec 30th.tteeissuee? reduce "contaaner royalties." if a deal isn't reachee... a strike could stoo all container traffic aa the port. (7708) the port of baltimore is ne of maryland's largess eceonice gernerators so any type of ork action hat may stoppage of work would have an effect.morr ttan 100 organizations have urged ppesident obama to order an 88 ddy cooling off period but right now there is no administration will move in thattdirection.losing the ports to a shutdown.. even ffr a few ays.. could cost the economy billions of dollars. 3 a high-stakes meeting will be held in washington today.... betweenn resident obama ad &ptop coonressional leaders. leaders.they've got just 4 days left to reach an aageement... before the u-s economy goes over the poocclled "fisc
if the deal is not reached this week, but potential strike, law shoreman threatening to walk off the ports in the east on gulf coast. this could disrupt billions of dollars in shipments. joining us now ed butowsky, a hell of a way to start a week with the threat after strike. to put it in context, when l.a. had a dock workers strike ten years ago, it cost a billion dollars a day. this is going to affect ports in newark, houston, miami, this could be several billion dollar hits every day to our economy? >> yeah, and i tell you, when you look at it, it's really similar. there are some parallels to the fiscal cliff discussion. because the arguments are about are the royalty payments that the dock workers get for bringing merchandise on board and unloading the cargo and what the similarity is really that we're not-- they're not talking about more business, they're talking about how do we split up the same pie and same thing with the fiscal cliff, we're not talking growing the economy, how do you split up the economy getting the tax revenue and the same thing with the longshoreman strike. which
a walk out threatens at midnight as long shore men and the port of baltimore can make a deal on a new contract. the port is one of the main economic generators in maryland. the two sides are supposed to sit down saturday to end the standoff. the main issues, royalties. . >> and it's unfortunate that we have gotten to this point. this has been known for months. again, when work interruptions happen nobody wins. >> it's not just the port of baltimore that's affected here. 15 ports with 15,000 worker also be impacted from maine down to texas. >>> the senate is back hoping to find a compromise to avoid the fiscal cliff. the house is still on a break leaving some to wonder if there is time to strike a deal or if the economy is doomed to go over the edge when the clock hits midnight. >> reporter: hundreds of waterford crystals in installed on the ball in new york's time square. the countdown to the new year is underway. in washington there is a much more ominous count down underway. five days and counting until the united states economy goes over the fiscal cliff if something isn't done.
pushing blue-chips into triple-digit gains. right now the dow is up 113 points. >>> workers at the ports of los angeles and long beach are back at work today of an eight-day strike crippled one of the nation's busiest ports. the announcement came from the mayor of los angeles who joined federal negotiators to negotiate a deal between the employees and portfolio managerment. mayor villaraigosa will be a guest on fox business. >>> elizabeth murdoch died, mother of rupert murdoch. she was considered one of australia's most generous philanthropists donating money to more than 100 charities. dame elizabeth murdoch was 100 years old. that is the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: as republicans and democrats continue the back and forth over the fiscal cliff one thing they're already losing is the confidence the american people. look at this. just four in 10 americans believe washington will reach a deal by year's end to avert the fiscal cliff but nearly half do not think they will. that is according to this new poll released by the pew research center.
.com/pricerewind. >>> as if the looming fiscal cliff wasn't enough to worry about, now 14,000 dockworkers at ports from massachusetts to texas are threatening to go on strike sunday. that could cost americans billions of dollars, because shipping costs on everything from shoes to cars would skyrocket. cnn's brian todd is at the port of baltimore. >> reporter: victor, this is a crucial port for commerce in this region. this is the seager terminal in baltimore. you see a containership to my right, the terminal on my left. over my left shoulder, 600,000 containers move through the port of baltimore every year, billions of dollars' worth of goods but that could all come to a grinding halt if the dockworkers and the shipping companies can't reach a deal. they moved everything from our cloths to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores if longshoreman from maine to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached between the major shipping companies and a union representing nearly 15,000 longshoremen. >> the imp
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coast have been extended for 30 days. thousands of workers at the port of baltimore and 14 other ports from boston to houston were ready to go on strike sunday. those ports move about 40% of the nation's container cargo traffic. we enjoyed sunshine across the region, but the big story is tomorrow's potential snow. steve rudin is here to talk about that. >> we are watching the maps right now. right now it appears we will see a little bit of snow here in the d.c. area, but not a ton. take a look at the travel forecast. no problems for indianapolis, detroit, new york city and boston. you will find absolutely beautiful conditions as you head to the center of the country. we are watching a storm system to the lower left-hand corner of the screen. this is what is on its way tomorrow. it will start off as a bit of a wintry mix changing over to right now it appears mainly rain. already we do have a winter weather advisory set to go into effect late tonight into the day tomorrow. north and west of d.c., including frederick maryland, and the panhandle of west virginia. what to expect and when co
on strike. that would mean a complete shutdown of all ports from maine to texas. the spokesperson says that the strike would only be partial and that would only affect cargo ship in containers. worker royalties for that type of container is a big sticking point. >> if containers remained to be the focal point, we began would be an advantage for us because we do have other cargo. >> the port of baltimore is plan to keep two terminals open tomorrow to allow as many trucks as possible to make a pickup, in case there is a strike. >> we are enjoying a quiet end to the work ek but we have a new storm system looming as we go into the weekend. a snow system that could bring more accumulation across the maryland area. notice this little patch of snow tracking through west virginia. it is changing over to is wanted moves over the mountains and it will basically fall apart, so i'm not expecting much in hagerstown, but they could get a couple of flurries. nothing to worry about. but it does show what is on the way. a wider view of the radar. the moisture really coming in from the gulf of mexico wi
could suffer yet another major blow. looming strikes at ports from next sass to boston are threatening to put thousands of americans out of work. with potential losses for u.s. businesses ranging in the billions. >> the port of baltimore is one of maryland's largest economic generators. any type of work action that may result in a suspension or stoppage of work would have an adverse effect. >> we handle more cars, we handle more farm and construction equipment than any other u.s. port. patti ann: we're learning that adverse effect could take a toll on the economy. fox business network's stuart varney has more for us on that this morning. good morning, stu. >> good morning, patti ann. you're talking about two million tons of cargo a day. you're talking about billions of dollars of commerce every single day. if there is a port strike that takes place possibly on sunday of this weekend, then 14,500 dock workers walk off the job at 14 major ports on the east coast and the gulf coast. directly affected? retailers who will have a hard time getting supplies in for the spring sales. the wareho
. what's healthier than that? >> today the operators of east coast ports agreed to extend the longshoremen's contract for another 30 days. this move averted a potential strike. maryland governor martin o'malley is applauding the extension, saying baltimore's port is a major part of maryland's economic strength. the main issue is royalty payments for each container unloaded. >> former president george h. w. bush is still in intensive care. the spokesperson says he is improving. the 88-year-old with the hospital november 23 with bronchitis related symptoms. his doctors say he is in good condition, good spirits, and alert. former president bush was placed in the ico after he developed a fever -- icu after he developed a fever. >> highway crews are preparing for winter storm expected to hit tomorrow. kreuz spread the icing chemicals -- crews spread de- icing chemicals on bridges. >> is this really necessary? >> we're going to have live extensive coverage of news channel it about is no tomorrow morning. check with us then. -- channel 8 about the snow tomorrow morning. this view
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, a strike that could have shut down ports up and down the east coast is averted for now. the long shoreman's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico will extend the current contract for 30 days. that extension prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at port and including the port of baltimore. in a statement today, the maryland governor martin o'malley wrote, quote, the port of baltimore continues to be a major part of the state economic strait generating and supporting thousands of jobs. during the extended period, we hope long-term resolutions can be reached for the hardworking families who depend on jobs and commerce linked to the port of baltimore. >>> to the state of the skins. it's the hottest ticket in town. the redskins play host sunday night as the two teams battle it out for the nfc east title and a place in the play-offs. our coverage begins at 5 with fox 5s lindsay murphy and more on the big showdown. hi, lindsay. >> reporter: to put this in perspective, fed ex field opened in 1997, and sunday's game is being called the biggest game in the 15-year h
. >> today is day five of a strike that's shut down seven of eight terminals at the port of los angeles and three at the port of long beach. long shore men walked off the job to support a clerical worker strike and that's caused nine ships to be diverted to other ports including oakland. 40% of the imports pass through the ports in los angeles and long beach. >>> at the port of oakland a possible freement has been reached there. members of is the diu local 1021 are set to vote next week. this a week after a worker strike and more than a year after members voted down the last contract. the union is made up of support staff. >> a state board has released a plan to restore the delta to provide a more reliable water supply. the council issued the final draft of its plan yesterday. it includes recommendations like reducing water suppliers dependance on the delta and expanding habitats. the delta currently provides drinking water to two thirds of the state and provides irrigation to five million acres of crops movement japan is handing over five million dollars to the united states to help p
've captured -- they captured of port royal bay in november 1861. all without any army support at all. but clearly that run of success was going to come to an end. the confederates have now figured out some ways to carry the war to the union forces itself. they built an ironclad, in arkansas. then came down all by itself to attack the union fleet and july of 1860 d. the confederates had gotten to commerce raiders in florida and alabama. they were being loose on the seas now. the union navy had captured galveston in october 1862 and confederates counterattacked on new year's day. so the momentum of the more it seemed to be reversed. and it took a while before it would swing back. >> craig, jim mentioned halleck's reluctance to involve himself. walk us through the development, the understanunderstan ding of the urgent need for joint domination. >> i was just going to say the broader question, there was no protocol, no understanding and very little experience in history of united states that would allow the navy and the army to work as partners on the singleton. we have to remember the o
in confederate ports. the union had chanced the bombardment of the city of vicksburg, and new orleans had fallen. the tennessee, cumberland, and mississippi rivers seem to belong the north, not the south. and it must have seemed for a time in 1862 that this combination of events, particularly the naval successes for the union, were about to end the war between the states. and then the trend line changed. the father of water that lincoln boasted now flowed unvexed to the sea, became vexed all over again. so jim, let's start with you. what happened and why? >> well, the union navy was on a roll in the fall and winter of '61 and '62 and the spring of 1862. and it looked like they were going to open up the mississippi river completely in the summer of 1862. vicksburg was really the only confederate bastion still on the mississippi river, and both the sea-going fleet under, now-admiral david farrogot came up from the gulf of mexico to vicksburg and the so-called we were flotilla of river boats fought down the mississippi, capturing memphis on the way and a number of other places as well, and they com
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for -- ports on the east coast has been averted for now. the longshoremen's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico says it will extend its contract for 30 days. that prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports including in baltimore. no. 1, a few tickets to the inaugural ball will be released to the public. if you want to go, head to the presidential inauguration committee's website to sign up. when tickets become available everyone who signed up online will get an e-mail and those tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. the ball will be held january 21st. that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >>> gary is back and i'm guessing it's a little too early to ask you about the inaugural forecast, 20 days away. >> they're always cold. the climatologically speaking yeah, it's going to be cold. >> i'll prepare. it was bone chilling cold four years ago. it was terrible. >> but what if it were snowing? >> i walk around like randy in the christmas stores. >> i always get to stay inside when it's nice and warm. sue goes out for the inaugurals and all that stuff
11-year-old cousin lyric cook. >> the bodies are being traps ported ported to the medical examiner's office. >> reporter: they disappeared near a popular lake. the bike was found but the girls were not found. >> it's hard. it's just like -- >> reporter: one local family put a christmas tree about a week ago and asked the community to help decorate it. in the last few days it has blossomed. some have pictures of the cousins. >> i hope it continues to grow for the girls. they're look down from heaven and seeing the pretty tree and all the ornaments. >> reporter: tammy says she will gift ornaments to the girl's family after christmas. the girls had been reported missing three hours after they left the home where cook's grandmother had been watching them. t.j. winick, new york. >> the mother who gave the baby up for adoption without telling the father is speak out. there's a custody between the adopted parents and the father. she said the fath are knew she was pregnant. he abandoned her. >> they cared about me and the well-being of leah when he wasn't there, when he wasn't around. he s
was the majority leader. his wife elizabeth dole and he left the port and republicans voted down the street. he was recently released from walter reed military center. now an independent caller from ohio, lee. caller: good morning. i am calling about something i have not heard about. people willing to take the $15 or $20 extra they're getting from the to% tax break, it is coming off their pension when they retire. social security is based on what you contribute. host: you are talking about the payroll tax cut, extending that possibly as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. caller: right. it will cost them in the long run. host: because the money is coming out of social security. politicians say that will not happen. they say social security will have its money. caller: they tell you all kinds of things. host: john in atlanta, democratic caller. caller: how are you? it seems like it is open phones. i think as far as the fiscal cliff is concerned, the democrats and republicans need to come together and they need to do that rather quickly, because that's the way i feel about it. host: do you thi
the waterfront cliff and it could have a major impact on east coast ports. held the authority is bracing for the worse, up next. >> winter arrives in maryland. state officials confirmed the first hyperthermia-related death this year. what you need to do to stay safe. >> maryland live will no longer have to close its doors. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >> it is a race against the clock with the port officials in baltimore. a looming dockworkers' strike could have an impact on ports. the dundalk terminal will stay open to keep the cargo supply chain moving. the current longshoremen's union could mean all walked out for thousands of dockworkers and catastrophic effects for those who use them. it could have an economic a fact of as much as $1 million per day. >> in tonight's medical alert -- a major step forward battling breast cancer. they are now offering the 3d mammogram. it is the first va to offer this technology. it allows doctors to examine breast tissue one layer at a time, rendering deeper
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news tonight for the ports up and down the east coast in the retailers to depend on them. the possible strike that could a crippled the cargo economy will not happen for at least another 30 days. 11 news has been keeping an eye on the negotiations. federal mediators say that the union has agreed to extend their contract until at least midnight january 28th. the work stoppage would have idled shipments of a huge range of consumer products from electronics to clothing. now to the fiscal cliff hanger. three more days and then tax hikes on everyone, automatic spending cuts, and no deal reported. the two parties are talking again at least. steve has the latest from capitol hill. >> sources are capitol hill say president obama in today's talks feels he has the advantage back and that he will press on his original demand that income taxes rise on earnings over $250,000. it's a positive sign, the first meeting since mid november the four congressional leaders at the white house. called by president obama, house speaker john boehner is a key figure. >> the fact that he has come back to me says
the jobs on sunday. a strike by 14,000 longshoremen could cripple the flow of goods throughout ports in newark and port elizabeth up in the new jersey area and more than a dozen other u.s. ports. right now, the federally-mediated contract talks appear at a stalemate and no comments from the white house on if the president will use his authority to impose a cooling-off period. meanwhile, we got more good news on housing. pending home sales rose last month to their highest level in 2 1/2 years. according to the national association of realtors and pending home sales are up, 9.8% in the last 12 months. keith, back over to you. >> that's good news. hampton thanks for checking in. >>> well, in just. past few weeks hundreds of doctors may have received counterfeit drugs including botox. these unapproved drugs are becoming a big problem and can cause some really serious health problems. dr. steven hoppen joins us with more on the reports and how to protect yourself from fake botox. good morning, doctor. >> hi, erika. >> this is alarming. if i go to the doctor and get botox i could be gettin
officials at the port of baltimore are preparing in case negotiations fail before a deadline saturday. and how you could get your hands on ravens playoff tickets. the stories a >> so, what is your favorite car -- what is your favorite color? [laughter] >> blue, by the way. light blue. there you go. >> really? >> we did not leave you lots of time. let's look to the seven-day forecast. quiet day tomorrow. typical winter day. the storm coming on saturday will not be a blockbuster evan. do not look for them to close all the streets and all that stuff. we will get some accumulation out of it. it is just hard to say exactly how much. going into 2013, the rain will be pretty quiet. >> thank you, tony. thank you, pete. thank you for joining us. we will see you back here
by two pickup trucks. police have not identified the driver of the car that lost control. >>> the port of baltimore will continue its regular operation. a long shoreman strike had been averted at least for now. a deal was made to extend the deadline for another 30 days. during that time both sides will work to negotiate a long-term contract before today's deal. long shoremen were prepared to go on strike on sunday. >>> if you're planning on tackling a home repair project, i've got plenty this weekend. put down that circular saw. we're telling you what now need to know. >> if you're in an exercise rut, there is a solution. we'll introduce you to a fitness trend. >>> a lot of you plan to get better. exercise routines can become no not us in. some are learning a few new tricks. >> reporter: bored with traditional gyms, she decided to take her workouts to new heights, literally. >> it's challenging and full of fun. >> reporter: circuit arts works your core, upper and lower body muscles. >> people learn how to do tricks on the trap peeps and -- trapeze. >> reporter: she created this class.
. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey port of new york presbyterian hospital showed me what's supposed to happen before surgery even starts. >> we make a mark with our initials on the side of the surgery. >> reporter: the surgeon initials the correct limb. once inside the o.r., everything stops and they hold up a checklist. >> what is the procedure? does it match the consent? >> reporter: nurses should count the instruments and gauze sponges before and after surgery. and some hospitals use a new technology that dr. port pioneered. a tiny tracking chip attached to each piece of gauze. are surgeons taking this seriously? >> very seriously. >> and rich besser is here right now. so, you walk into the hospital, what's the first thing you ask? what's the first thing you do? >> reporter: well, you know, you want to make sure that your hospital is using this checklist, using this system. surgeons call these type of errors never events, because they are all totally preventable. you want to make sure your doctor is following those. >> what about taking your own magic marker and, whether it's you or whether it's
. good morning, ellen. >> a deadline for workers at our nation's ports. a total of 15 ports. they have agreed to mediation. the bad news is that 3000 dockworkers in the pacific northwest have rejected a contract proposal that management called its final offer. this is something we are continuing to watch. it could impact the overall economy. stock futures are pretty quiet. there was a down day yesterday. also concerns about the fiscal cliff. the president and congress return to d.c. retailers are doing a much better job of controlling inventory. muchstores don't have so merchandise left over that they need to clear out. netflix will introduce social features next year. a bill that would move restrictions on companies sharing customers rental histories. netflix customers can share which movies they watch an facebook. i'm a ellen braitman from bloomberg news. >> thank you so much. >> 37 degrees at the airport. keith mills will have sports coming up. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. will you be more likely to visit a maryland casino now t
that would have affected the port of baltimore is on hold now. more than 14,000 longshoremen threatened to strike. the strike would have crippled operations at the port. one week from tomorrow, crossed the island will officially retire -- carl snowden will officially retire. he has a court date for violating his probation on a drum driving case. >> there was a shooting in north baltimore. this happened on sunday afternoon. abbas is found and until now suffering a gunshot wound to his back. a suspect shot and wounded his own sister. he was fighting with his family in edgewood late saturday night. police say he pulled out a gun and shot through the front door. the round hit his sister. >> 29 degrees at the airport. 5:37. >> you might want to see food for a couple of days. >> like volume on the roads -- >> like volume on the roads -- light welcome back to 11 news today. 5:40. clouds are starting to build in. we have so much less wind today. from central's into southern maryland. a little warm in ocean city with partly cloudy skies. clouds will be building in from the north and west. there
situation. the puellab tribe, the port and city of tacoma and others all had a difficult dispute going on. the end result was the second largest native american land claim settlement in u.s. history. and the deal led to tremendous economic growth for the tribe, for the port, and for the surrounding communities. senator inouye, as i said, was the chairman of the select committee on indian affairs in 1980 when the puelab tribe successfully sued to assert its claim for land around its reservation, and this land included the port of tacoma, many parts of downtown tacoma, the towns of fife and puelab. and because of his strong commitment to native american rights, the puelab trusted senator inouye to serve as an intermediary between the parties involved in the negotiations and to try to resolve this dispute. he made around a dozen trips to washington state at key moments of this negotiations. if you can imagine a senator who has to represent his state, be a leader on the appropriations committee, would spend so much time on one particular dispute. during one session at a tacoma hotel, senator
as people stocked up for gardening project. there is a possible strike at more than 12 ports along the eastern gulf coast. 50,000 workers could walk off the job with a deal is not reached before sunday. this could mean shipments would be cut off. they have a lot at stake -- many clothing chains get shipments from factories overseas. the movie industry is wrapping up -- one researcher says sales at u.s. and canadian theatres grew 6% this year, to almost $11 billion. studios have been focusing on films with more global appeal like "the hobbit" and investing in better projection and seating. people under water on their mortgages would be more willing to take a pay cat -- cut. directv customers will pay more for service next year -- i will explain. linda bell, reporting for abc 7 news. >> we will check back in soon. still to come -- the redskins players are not the only ones preparing for the big game . >> i am from fairfax virginia -- i wanted to say good morning washington and good luck redskins. >> a popular sentiment these days. we are a couple of days away and the biggest game of
this month. the 15 ports involved in the dispute move more than 100 million tons of goods each year. the economy could lose billions of dollars if they're shut down for even a few days. >>> how about good news on a friday, right? for dog owners in montgomery county, you no longer need to pay a fee to use the dog parks soon. it will stop collecting a $40 a year permit fee next year. the fee was first imposed two years ago to make up for budget cuts. but it appears to have driven people away from the parks. the county says it will now look for new ways to come up with that money. >>> 4:48 right now. our area is getting ready for another round of nasty winter weather. some places are still cleaning up from earlier storms. this is tacoma park. this left 1700 pepco customers without power. the electricity has since been restored. in silver spring, the wind is to blame for this. a tree smashed into a home. luckily, no one was hurt. but the house is not in livable condition. fallen trees were a problem in northern virginia. this was the scene on georgetown pike. a tree blocked traffic for
for a away is thinking about you. >> at the tow united methodist church friends of the port community are filling and sending this truck to staten island. new daily household items are the stock of choice. >> they're rebuilding. they don't need furniture yet because there are no houses. there's a lot of need. >> very inspirational to see how american people are so generous. >> it's a generosity not universally shared. >> maryland woke up in the lower shore to this headline, u.s. denies aid to maryland storm victims. >> the federal emergency management agency or fema is covering repairs to public areas on the eastern shore but says the storm did not cause enough damage to justify assistance to individuals who lost homes or businesses, more reason donation efforts like this one are crucial and timely. >> a lot of times it's easy for us to get consumed in what we need and want and this helps us to not focus internally but focus on others around us. >> from towson tim williams wjz eyewitness news. >> items from the relief effort are expected to reach n
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ports across the country including here in baltimore. a strike would have crippled operations along the ports. it's reported major steps have been taken toward resolving the on going dispute. >>> carl snow, director of civil rights for the maryland attorney general's office, will retire on january 8th. the ag's office made that announcement friday. this decision comes amid some legal problems for snoweden. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date last night. >>> one minute he's out, the next he's back in. the roller coaster ride for morgan state university's president david wilson appears to be over. yesterday the board voted to renew his contract. george lettuce has more. >> david wilson told us he is honored morgan state board of regents renewed his confidence by extending his contract to june 2014. friday's decision comes just a few weeks after the board voted to oust him as president, a situation he blames himself for. >> i'm the president of the institution. and so, as president, the buck stops in the president's office. and so certainly whatever
of workers at u.s. ports are preparing to strike. jackie deangelis live with that story and more. jackie? >> good morning, aaron. time is running short to avoid a possible strike this weekend at more than a dozen east and gulf coast ports stretching from maine to texas. more than 14,000 long shore men could walk off the job when their contract expires tomorrow in a long-running pay dispute with shippers. the biggest sticking point is over container royalties which are paid to union workers based on cargo weight. the strike could affect u.s. exports and hurt retailers waiting for shipments of spring merchandise. meantime, millions of homeowners in foreclosure in 2009 and 2010 could miss out on the chance to have their cases reviewed for possible errors and compensation. also, they don't act by monday, that's the deadline for people to request a free review as part of a settlement reached last year between u.s. regulators and 14 mortgage companies. the deadline has been extended three times due to poor response already. more than 4 million notices were mailed out, but only 356,000 homeowne
by 30 days. the move puts off a threatened sunday strike by 14,000 long shore men and 15 ports across the country including baltimore. a strike would have crippled operations at the port. it's reported major steps have been take ton resolve the dispute. >>> the end of a career of one long time civil rights leader. carl snoweden will retire january 8th. the office made the announcement friday. this decision comes against some legal problems for snoweden. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date next month for violating his probation in a drunk driving case. >>> one minute he's out, the next he's back in. that roller coaster ride for morgan state university president david wilson appears to be over. yesterday the board agreed to renew his contract. >> shortly after the vote, dr. david wilson told us he is honored morgan state university's board renewed their confidence in him by extending his contract to june 2014. friday's decision comes a few weeks after the board voted to oust him as president, a situation he blames himself for. >> i'm the president of
to pay to fix trains and ports that suffered from sandy. >> it was the large transit disaster in the nation's history. four out of 10 of the nation's transit riders, of the nation's transit riders have their commutes disrupted by the storm and many do today. >> what happens in our port district&affects the entire nation. our losses from superstorm send rippled through the entire country. >> and $2.3 billion is approved to support response and recovery efforts, including $1 billion for direct assistance to the thousands of people affected by the storm. >>> time for a look at the weather. >> not so bad tonight. as gary, you know, you said earlier, you can't have a tree lighting without cold weather and i think mother nature's delivered, wouldn't you say? >> reporter: right. would you imagine if we're doing this 73 degrees, a couple of day ago? >> yeah, like let's bring a banana boat out. >> christmas on the west coat. >> -- coast. >> right. >> and have to have the cold. with temperatures in the 40s, it's tolerable, right? and 36 degrees for gaithersburg. dills down in the upper
. >>> the busiest container port in the country is back in business today after an agreement was reached to end an eight-day strike. the gates are opened at the los angeles and long beach harbors. clerical workers walked out complaining that shippers are outsourcing their jobs. the strike prevented shippers from delivering bottoms in cargo to warehouses and distribution centers nationwide. >> we're going to get the ship service and the cargo moved throughout the supply chain country and get everyone the christmas presents they're looking for in the stores. >> clerks in the ports of los angeles and long beach have been working without a contract for more than two years. >>> city group is slashing 11,000 jobs worldwide to save $11 billion a year. the company said the job cuts are part of the plan to streamline operations. a majority of the cuts will come from city's global consumer banking businesses while 40% of the layoffs will come from operations and technology functions that support the business. >>> netflix announced a massive deal with disney. netflix will have exclusive rights to run disn
get to your calls. this is the lead story in the "l.a. times" class morning. port strike part of a bigger fight. the eight-day strike that crippled one of the world's busiest ports reflected a clash that is playing out across the global shipping industry as ports and their unionized work forces gird for an era of briskly expanding foreign trade. the strike that shut down the ports of los angeles and long beach paralleled the generational skirmishes that have ripped through factory shops. cargo companies and ports want to cut costs and automate operations to compete with aggressive rivals in canada and south america. that is pitting them against unions, which are struggling to reserve high-paying jobs for the middle-class members. it was resolved late tuesday, according to this article. here is the front page of the press." feet frefree state says detroit out of time to fix its fiscal mess. falling revenues and rising expenses. the state of michigan delivered an abrupt ultimatum to the city wednesday. move quickly toward reform, or an emergency financial manager will be reporte
"battleground dispatches." >> reporter: when residents of this port city wake up, even if there wasn't a storm that night, they regularly find some streets flooded from high tides. it is a far cry from the storm surges brought by sandy further up the coast, but that super- storm, which hit the week before election day, brought to the surface the issue of rising sea levels, the vulnerability of coastal cities and what can be done to protect them. in national exit polls, 64% of voters said that president obama's response to the hurricane was a factor in their decision. >> what i will be doing in the next several months is having wide ranging conversations with scientists, engineers and elected officials to find out what more can we do. >> reporter: mr. obama might look to norfolk, where they have been having those conversations for years. >> as we get more high tides and tides seem to get higher and we get more of these storms and they seem to come with a little more fury we get more and more water in our city as the days go by, so we are taking it very seriously. we talk about it nearly monthl
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